We all know the importance of having a good mic selection, but what about all the mic accessories that can make or break a session? Joe Albano hails the unsung heroes of the studio cupboard.
Everything you need to know about microphones can be found in this AudioPedia course covering types, techniques, tips and tricks.
A technique pioneered for field recording can give unique and fascinating results when transplanted to a studio setting. This short video from Diego Stocco shows you the secrets of sound design.
Earthworks' QTC50 omnidirectional mic delivers a detailed and open sound, perfect for capturing sounds with no coloration. Rich Tozzoli uses his every single day...
A high quality preamp can make a world of difference to your recordings. But would the Heritage Audio HA73 & 73 EQ Elite deliver? Matt Vanacoro found out...
Aston has made a name for itself with its innovative and affordable range of mics. But will the Spirit move Joe Albano? Read on to find out...
When choosing a microphone or mic collection for your studio, how do you know which route to take? Joe Albano shares his experience and offers up some wise words...
Close miking is a core skill for recording all kinds of sources from guitar and drums through to keyboards and vocals. Joe Albano takes you through the fundamentals of this technique.
Before you reach for your EQ and compression plugins to shape the sound of your snare drum consider adjusting the character by using multiple microphones and mixing those. It's a powerful way.
Planning a recording session? Here's 7 of the most popular studio condenser microphones that most producers and engineers covet and yearn for. Do you agree?
The large diaphragm condenser microphone is the most common choice for vocal recording. But do you NEED to spend a fortune? Joe Albano explores the mic choices that won't necessarily bankrupt you.
Head of Aston Microphones, James Young, shows just how 'indestructible' the build quality of the Aston microphones is'¦ by whacking it with a metal bar'¦ on video!
If we told you that you could build your own omnidirectional condenser microphone for less than $8 in under 3 minutes you might not believe me. But you can! And Joshua Casper shows you how.
The Aston Microphones Custom Rycote shock mount makes use of Rycote's patented vibration-resistant Lyre mount and makes it easy to quickly mount all Aston microphones. And it's purple!
DPA incorporates new gooseneck accessory and MicroDot Preamplifier to create wireless solution ideal for live music applications.